Veselin Topalov will take part in the first tournament of the Grand Chess Tour 2017 that will be played in Paris 21-25 of June. The event is an rapid and blitz 10 players all play all tournament.
The other players are: Carlsen Nakamura, So ,Máxime, Vachier, Lagrave, Karjakin, Caruana, Grischuk, Mamedyarov and Bacrot.
The Grand Chess Tour 2017 consists of 5 events. Immediately after Paris the Belgian city of Leuven will host another rapid and blitz event between June 26 and July 3.
Later Saint Louis (Missouri) will host first a classical tournament from July 31 until August 12, followed by a rapid and blitz August 13 to August 20.
The last tournament is in London in December with the exact dates to be announced.